Dissent in America, since 1865

ISBN-10: 0321224515

ISBN-13: 9780321224514

Edition: 2005

Authors: Ralph F. Young
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Description: This collection of primary sources presents the story of American History as told by dissenters who, throughout the course of American history, have fought to gain rights they believed were denied to them or others, or who disagree with the government or majority opinion. Each document is introduced by placing it in its historical context, and thought-provoking questions are provided to focus the reader when s/he reads the text. Readers interested in American History looking for an interesting collection of primary sources that present this country's history as told by dissenters who, throughout the course of American history, have fought to gain rights they believed were denied to them or others, or who disagree with the government of majority opinion.

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Book details

List price: $57.20
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 8/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Ralph Young is Professor of History at Temple University. He is the author of Dissent in America: The Voices That Shaped a Nation , a compilation of primary documents of 400 years of American dissenters. 

Preface?
About the Author?
Introduction
Reconstruction 1865-1877
Introduction: Reuniting a Divided Nation
Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), What the Black Man Wants, April 1865
Zion Presbyterian Church, South Carolina African Americanstrade; Petition to Congress, November 24 ,1865
American Equal Rights Association, National Convention Resolutions concerning the Fifteenth Amendment, May 1867
Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)?
Account of Susan B. Anthonytrade;s Trial, July 3, 1873?
Is It a Crime for a U.S. Citizen to Vote? 1873?
Robert B. Elliott (1842-1884), Speech in Congress on the Civil Rights Bill, January 6, 1874
Web Resources for Part One
Industry and Reform 1877-1912
Introduction: Progress and Discontent
Terence Powderly (1849-1924) , Preamble to the Constitution of the Knights of Labor, January 3 , 1878
"Eight Hours," by I.G. Blanchard and Jesse Jones, 1880s?
Chief Joseph (1840-1904), Appeal to the Hayes Administration , 1879
Emmeline Wells (1828-1921), "Is It Ignorance?" 1883
Mary Elizabeth Lease (1850-1933), Speech to the WTCU , 1890
The Peopletrade;s Party, The Omaha Platform , July 1892
Jane Addams (1860-1935) , "The Subjective Necessity of Social Settlements," 1892
Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) , Speech to the World's Womentrade;s Christian Temperance Union ," 1893
Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) , "Cast Down Your Bucket Where you Are ," 1895
W.E.B. DuBois (1868-1963)
"Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others," 1903
Address to the Niagara Conference, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, 1906?
Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931)?
Lynch Law in Georgia, June 20, 1899
"Tortured and Burned Alive," 1899
Carl Schurz (1829-1906)?
Address at the University of Chicago Denouncing U.S. Imperialism, January 4, 1899
William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) , "The Paralyzing Influence of Imperialism," July 1900
Mother (Mary Harris) Jones (1830-1930) , "The March of the Mill Children," 1903
John Muir (1838-1914)
"The Hetch Hetchy Valley," January 1908
"Save the Redwoods," January 1920
Emma Goldman, (1869-1940)
"Marriage and Love," 1911
Walter Rauschenbusch (1861-1918) , "Christianizing the Social Order," 1912
The Socialist Party, Socialisty Party Platform, May 12 , 1912
Web Resources for Part Two
Conflict and Depression 1913-1945?
Introduction: Becoming a World Power
Joe Hill, (1879-1915)
"We Will Sing One Song;" 1913
"The Preacher and the Slave Girl," 1913
Robert M. LaFollette (1855-1925)?
Antiwar Speech, April 4, 1917
Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926) , Antiwar Speech, Canton, Ohio, June 1918
Randolph Bourne (1886-1918), "War is the Health of the State," 1918
A. Philip Randolph (1889-1979) , "On Socialism," 1919
Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) , Speech to the Universal Negro Improvement Association, Philadelphia, 1919
"Appeal to the Soul of White America," 1923
Margaret Sanger (1879-1966)
"Legislating Womantrade;s Morals," 1920
"The Goal," 1920?
H.L. Mencken, (1880-1956)
"On Being an American,"1922
"Last Words," 1926
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
"I, Too, Sing America," 1925
"One-Way Ticket," 194?
Father Coughlin, (1891-1979)?
National Radio Address?
November 1934,?
National Radio Address, June 1936
Huey Long (1893-1935)?
Speech in the U.S. Senate, February 5, 1934?
Radio Address, January 1935?
Emma Goldman (1869-1940)
"The Individual, Society, and the State," 1936
Woody Guthrie (1912-1967)
"The Ballad of Pretty Boy Floyd"
"Jesus Christ
J.Saunders Redding and Charles F. Wilson?
J.Saunders Redding, The Meaning of World War Two for a Negro, 1942?
Charles F. Wilson, Letter to President Roosevelt, 1944?
David Dellinger (1915-)?
Why I Refused to Register in the October 1940 Draft and a Little of What It Led to?
Minoru Yasui (1916-1986)?
Reflections on Executive Order 9066?
Statement Upon Senten
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